Farmer Services Specialist

Remote · Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States · Procurement

Description

Our Vision, Mission & Growth

At The Common Market, we envision a nation composed of vibrant regional food systems- where interdependent urban and rural communities thrive through relationships that build the health and wealth of all people. Our mission is to strengthen regional farms while making the local bounty accessible to communities and the institutions that serve them. We strive to improve food security, farm viability, and community and ecological health.

We are currently serving New York City, Greater Philadelphia, Baltimore, Greater Washington, DC, Houston, Alabama and Atlanta.

Job Function

The Common Market seeks a Farmer Services Specialist that will manage producer relationships and purchases of food products such as meat, eggs, dairy, seafood, fruit, vegetables and value-added goods. This is a position that will play a key role in building upon a foundation for a rapidly growing, results-driven social enterprise.

We are looking for an individual who is knowledgeable and connected to the agriculture industry in the Mid-Atlantic, South-East and/or Texas as well as highly motivated and passionate about sustainable food. This position demands an individual who is a systems thinker and possesses the professionalism to organize and negotiate terms with vendors. Success in this position requires an extremely organized individual who is able to work independently with a sense of urgency and great attention to detail.

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Compensation

Pay commensurate with experience, starting at $47k

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